Schoolmates of suicide victims at higher risk
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teens who have a classmate die of suicide are more likely to consider taking, or attempt to take, their own lives, according to a new study.
Living a normal life with a mental disorder
About 1 in 4 adults in this country is suffering from a diagnosable mental disorder.
Bayer says lung drug shows promise in prolonged trial
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Bayer said extended use of its experimental riociguat pill to treat a life-threatening form of high blood pressure in the lungs was shown to be safe and effective in a prolonged trial.
Lawsuit in Ohio cancer cluster will take years
Mich. cancer patients to back Medicaid expansion
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cancer patients and survivors in Michigan are expected to call on lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage for about 400,000 uninsured Michigan residents.
Putting group fitness classes in the proper light
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitness experts are shining a new light on group classes from Zumba to yoga because they believe the right lighting can transform the four walls of a fitness studio from a dance party to a meditation space, and back again.
Childhood ADHD tied to obesity decades later
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Boys who are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in elementary school are more likely to grow up to be obese adults than those who don't have the condition, a new study suggests.
How to avoid a return to the hospital
Patients and their families can play a big role in preventing readmissions. Here are resources and strategies to prevent complications after a patient is discharged.
The only thing less pleasant than a stay in the hospital is having to go right back there to deal with complications. And experts say it happens all too often.
Are multiple concussions driving suicides in the military?
The U.S. military has faced two epidemics over the last decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Boys have eating disorders, too
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In February 2010, Jonathan Noyes' uncle died suddenly. Several months later, during a summer trip to see the Statue of Liberty, Jonathan's much-loved grandmother started feeling ill. She was diagnosed with cancer and died two weeks before Christmas. Not long after that, Jonathan's father lost his job.